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Nova Scotia Warm Line

Toll free - 833-927-6546

Mondays - 1-5 pm

Tuesdays - 1-5 pm

Wednesdays - 1-5 pm

Thursdays 1-5 pm

We Need Volunteers

You could enrich a life by answering the phone, or making a call. The Shelburne County Mental Health and Wellness Association is looking for dedicated volunteers for the Nova Scotia Warm Line, a non-crisis phone line where social supports are offered peer-to-peer. If you are a caring, compassionate person who is willing to hold meaningful conversation and make a difference in someone’s life, please contact our Coordinator, Tamara McIntyre at; or message us on Facebook.  Contact us now to volunteer, and to make a huge difference in the life of our community!

Board Members; Vision; Mission; Goals; Key Values and Priciples

Warm Line
(Toll free)

What is a "Warm Line?;" Why a Warm Line for Shelburne County; What Can I Expect when I Call?

Who Does What in Mental Health in Shelburne County, including local links and phone numbers; Local Peer-Support Groups and Meetings

Mental health websites from around Nova Scotia, Canada, and the World

Click here for "Mental Health in Shelburne County: A Quantitative and Qualitative Research Report," which was prepared by Bird & Branch Consulting over Jan-March 2019.  

This report engaged key stakeholders in second-voice storytelling, as well as compiled a data review and analysis of health statistics, and then painted a more complete picture of the issues of mental health and wellness in Shelburne County.

Click here for "Let's Talk!  Community Engagement Report January 2020," which was prepared by Bird & Branch Consulting.  

This report summarizes community conversations around mental health issues in Shelburne County, held in Barrington and Shelburne in January of 2020.  

Help Lines:

  • Shelburne Mental Health Services902-875-4200

  • Department of Community Services, Barrington902-637-2335

  • Our House Youth Wellness centre902-875-3337; CRISIS LINE - 902-874-0775

  • Kids Help Line: 1-800-668-6868​

  • Nova Scotia Youth Crisis Line1-800-263-8686

  • Mental Health Crisis Line1-877-429-8167

  • National Suicide Prevention Hotline1-800-273-8255

  • RCMP Shelburne902-875-2490

  • RCMP Barrington902-637-2325

  • Provincial Child Welfare Emergency Duty (after hours): 1-866-922-2434

  • 811 - Non-emergency Health information and services 24/7

  • 211 -Programs and Services Throughout NS 

  • CyberSCAN: to report crimes linked to cyberbullying1-855-702-8324

  • Avalon Centre for Sexual Assault, Halifax902-422-4240

  • Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE), Response Line (24/7)902-425-0122

  • Juniper House in Yarmouth1-800-266-4087

  • Tri County Women's Centre1-877-742-0085-

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